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43rd International Emmy Awards

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43rd International Emmy Awards
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DateNovember 23, 2015
LocationNew York Hilton Midtown,
New York City
Hosted byBassem Youssef
Founders AwardJulian Fellowes
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The 43rd International Emmy Awards took place in November 23, 2015, in New York Hilton Midtown in New York City.[1] This year's ceremony was hosted by Egyptian satirist Bassem Youssef.[2]


The nominees to the 43rd International Emmy Awards were announced by the International Academy of Television Arts and Sciences on October 5, 2015 at a press conference at MIPCOM. 40 programs from 19 countries were competing in 10 categories.[3]

The winners were known at a ceremony held on the evening of November 23, 2015, at the New York Hilton Hotel, with Bassem Youssef as master of ceremonies. Two special awards and 10 Emmy statuettes were presented by the International Academy during the event.

France was the big winner of the night, with three Emmys, including best drama series for Spiral and best TV movie/miniseries with Soldat blanc, followed by Brazil with the best comedy award for Sweet Mother, and telenovela with Império.

The Emmy for best performance by an actress went to Norwegian Anneke von der Lippe, and the award for best performance by an actor for the Dutch Maarten Heijmans.

During the awards ceremony Julian Fellowes creator and writer of the television series Downton Abbey was prized with the International Emmy Founders Award, and the International Emmy Directorate Award was given to Richard Plepler, Chairman and CEO of HBO network.[4][5]


Country Nominations Wins
United Kingdom 7[6] 1
Brazil 5[7][8] 2
France 4 3
United States 4 1
South Africa 3 1
Colombia 2[9] 0
Japan 2 0
Netherlands 1 1
Norway 1 1

Winners and nominees

Best Telenovela Best Drama Series
Best TV Movie or Miniseries Best Arts Programming
  • Soldat blanc - France (Canal+)
    • La celebración - Argentina (Underground Producciones)
    • Common - United Kingdom (LA Productions)
    • Storytelling of Hostages - Japan (WOWOW/Twins Japan)
  • The Man Who Saved the Louvre - France (Ladybird Films)
    • Buenaventura, no me dejes más - Colombia (Caracol TV/Laberinto Producciones)
    • Messiah at the Foundling Hospital - United Kingdom (Reef Television)
    • Trial of Chunhyyang – A Girl Prosecuted by Feudalism - South Korea (KBS)
Best Comedy Series Best Documentary
  • Miners Shot Down - South Africa (Uhuru Productions)
    • Africa's Wild West - Stallions of the Namib Desert - Austria (Interspot Film/ORF/Arte/NDR)
    • Antes de que nos Olviden - Mexico (HBO Latin America)
    • Growing Up Down's - United Kingdom (Maverick Television/Dartmouth Films)
Best Actor Best Actress
Best Non-English Language U.S. Primetime Program Best Non-Scripted Entertainment
  • Infierno de Montoya - United States (NatGeo/Fox Telecolombia)
    • El Mejor de los Peores - United States (Fox International/ Fox Toma 1)
    • Narco-Tec - United States (Mazdoc/Zodiak Latino/Univision)
    • La Voz Kids - United States (Talpa Media USA/WHTV)
  • 50 Ways to Kill Your Mammy[10] - United Kingdom (Sky1)
    • Barones de la Cerveza - Argentina (NatGeo)
    • Flying Doctors - Belgium (Geronimo)
    • MasterChef South Africa - South Africa (Quizzical Pictures/Lucky Bean Media)


  1. ^ Enter the 43rd International Emmy® Awards Competition!
  2. ^ "Egyptian satirist Bassem Youssef to host Int'l Emmy Awards". Associated Press. Retrieved May 12, 2015.
  3. ^ "HBO's 'Psi', 'Engrenages' Among International Emmy Award Nominees". Deadline. October 5, 2015. Retrieved May 12, 2015.
  4. ^ "DOWNTON ABBEY WRITER AND CREATOR JULIAN FELLOWES TO RECEIVE 2015 INTERNATIONAL EMMY® FOUNDERS AWARD AT INTERNATIONAL EMMY® GALA IN NEW YORK, ON NOVEMBER 23". Associated Press. International Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. Archived from the original on May 18, 2015. Retrieved May 21, 2015.
  5. ^ "RICHARD PLEPLER, CHAIRMAN & CEO OF HBO TO RECEIVE 2015 INTERNATIONAL EMMY DIRECTORATE AWARD". Associated Press. International Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. Archived from the original on November 25, 2015. Retrieved May 21, 2015.
  6. ^ Rebecca Ratcliffe (October 5, 2015). "Britain leads International Emmy award charge with seven nominations". The Guardian.
  7. ^ "Globo é indicada em três categorias do Emmy Internacional; veja lista". G1. October 5, 2015.
  8. ^ comunicados.co/ (October 5, 2015). "HBO Latin America recibe tres nominaciones al Emmy® Internacional por "Psi" y "Antes de que nos olviden"". Archived from the original on 2016-03-03.
  9. ^ Notimex (October 7, 2015). "Fox celebra que 4 de sus programas sean nominados a Emmy Internacional". Terra Networks.
  10. ^ "Baz and mammy Nancy bag international Emmy Award for 50 Ways to kill your mammy". Independent.ie. 24 November 2015. Retrieved 24 November 2015.
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